Rowlandson - E87 .R885 1856

12 Narrative of ing pigs and fowls (which they had plundered in the town) some roasting, some lying and burning, and some boil- ing, to feed our merciless enemies : who were joyful enough, though we were dis- consolate. To add to the dolefulness of the former day, and the dismalness of the present night, my thoughts ran upon my losses and sad bereaved condition. All was gone, my husband gone, (at least separated from me, he being in the Bay : and to add to my grief, the In- dians told me they would kill him as he came homeward,) my children gone, my relations and friends gone, our house and home, and all our comforts within door and without, all was gone (except my life) and I knew not but the next moment that might go too. There remained nothing to me but one poor wounded babe, and it seemed at present worse than death, that it was in such a pitiful condition, bespeaking